The Uses of Networking for Promoting Sociological Research

  title={The Uses of Networking for Promoting Sociological Research},
  author={Ran Chermesh},
  journal={First Monday},
This article describes an initiative to incorporate the Internet into the sociology curriculum of a behavioral sciences department in Israel. The original plan of the project included running a small pilot course for the first year and introducing a large, semi-required, course in the following year. The agenda of the course treated the Internet as a source of raw data (content analysis of chats, of newspapers' headlines, data archives, etc.), as a source of processed data (official statistics… CONTINUE READING

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